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Author Strenger, Carlo

Title The fear of insignificance : searching for meaning in the twenty-first century / Carlo Strenger

Publ Info New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
Edition First edition
 RWU Main Library  BF204.5 .S745 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript 221 pages ; 21 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents The years of the golden calf -- "Just do it": the celebrity culture and the designed self -- The defeat of mind: relativism and pop-spirituality -- The drama of individuality -- From "just do it!" to active self acceptance -- Paring down life to the essentials: an epicurean proposal -- Escaping the platonic cave -- Religion and science: civilized disdain and epicurean laughter -- Towards world-citizenship and a coalition of open worldviews
LC subject Existential psychology
Individuation (Psychology)
Link Online version: Strenger, Carlo. Fear of insignificance. 1st ed. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011 (OCoLC)763689377
ISBN 9780230108950 (alk. paper)
0230108954 (alk. paper)
9780230113756 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0230113753 (pbk. : alk. paper)